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PBS
Nov 9, 2013 12:00am PST
archibald macleash? >> a little bit. two ways i got to know him. one is he lived in massachusetts. >> rose: concord, massachusetts. >> conway. and at the end it was boylston near harvard but he'd been librarian of congress. so he would come at new year, every new years the macleash brothers would get together and have had the fix there and my dad's folks would come until. adlai stevenson, james farley who was former postmaster general. >> rose: he was a campaign guy. >> so he came and one time i said -- you know, i was 11. i said, you know, archie, what -- i don't understand what some of your poems mean." and he said "i have a famous quote, haven't you read it?" i said no, sir, i have not." he said "well, a poem must not mean, it must be." and that's a famous quote of his. and the other quote is i was always fascinate bade book of collected poems he wrote and he said how do you get -- i was like 16 now. i said "how do you get to a point where you have a title like that on a collected book of poems?" he says "i'll tell you, 1924 i left yale and went to paris because that was the thing to do
WHUT
Nov 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
humanities. gates: sheffield, massachusetts. at the time of the american revolution, this was slave country. slavery was legal here, just as it was in each of the 13 colonies... but the revolution brought new laws to this land, and here in this farmhouse, one slave began to test those laws. her name was mum bett. for decades, she served meals in these rooms. then she heard talk around the table of a new constitution that said all men were free. so mum bett decided to act. she ran away to the nearby town of stockbridge, where she convinced a young lawyer to help her file a suit. other slaves had sued their masters before, but this case was different. mum bett was challenging the very existence of slavery in massachusetts. her argument was that slavery violated the most basic principle of the american revolution, that all human beings were created equal. it was a powerful argument, and she won. mum bett's victory echoed across the young nation. within two decades, every state in the north was on the road to abolition, and this political transformation was accompanied by a religious on
PBS
Nov 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
medical school. >> chose the one at the massachusetts general hospital for the reason that it was the most biologically oriented. i'm quite opposed to psychoanalytics -- >> rose: you took the words out of my mouth. are you in sync with the notion nathat neuroscience has overcome psychiatry? >> i am and i was, and that's precisely why-- i mean, i think, you know, the psychiatry, the psychoanalysis, the theory that was rooted in really nothing but speculation and wonderful writing it's freudian theories and the offshoots -- really had to yield to the coming of the knowledge in neurology, behavioral psychiatry, et cetera. and that's why i chose a program where they emphasized that. and that is what really fascinated me, the interaction between the brain and behavior. but old stuff, look, i don't-- i don't want to denigrate it. it works for some people, but i'm not really into the interior life, so after about six years, seven year of medicine, i thought well maybe if you're not interested in the interior life, psychiatry is not for you. and that's why i left. >> rose: it probably was a g
PBS
Nov 15, 2013 2:30am EST
all the other things you have to do. >> raising kids. >>> a massachusetts woman on a noigs protect our four legged friends. her campaign to keep the k-9 officers safe and sound. >>> a dog, a blind man and a flight attendant and the passenger revolt they triggered that actually kept the flight on the ground. that story is coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news >>> we all know heros come in different shapes and sizes, and often four feet. >> one animal lover in massachusetts is trying to change it one dog at a time. here's abc's gio benitez. >> they are heros on the front line, the first on the scene. the most dangerous confrontations. >> saint paul police k-9 is dead. >> the k-9 officer. >> shot and killed the dog. >> just last month t k-9 from sacramento county shot in the chest while chasing a robbery suspect. he survived. it's a headline that officer ed meyers hears all too often. >> my partner looks out for me. i look out for my partner. >> reporter: partners that do their job without a crucial life-saving tool, a bulletproof vest. that's where sandy mar sell c
PBS
Nov 13, 2013 3:00am EST
, massachusetts, to this little girl basking in well over a foot in southwest michigan. look at the temps slipping in the teens and 20s in the great lakes and the first full freeze from boston to new york city. the south is not spared. freezing as far south as dallas and atlanta to the gulf coast. while the 10 to 20 degree below average chill will be short lived, aaa is reminding us to get vehicles going. keep cat litter or salt in case you get stuck. have a basic tool kit with pliers and a wrench and a penny. it is that simple to find out if you need new tires. put a penny in your tire tread. if you can see all of lincoln's head you need new tires if it is past his hairline your tires are fine. we're doing the test. i saw most of lincoln's head so this tire should be good for the season. there are 00,000 winter-related accidents every year. you want to get out and do the penny test on your car. ginger zee, abc news. >> as ginger said it's been cold overnight the east and folks in texas and the southeast will have a rude awakening with the arctic chill reaching them by morning. ever
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)